Live & Learn
My condition has a name! :-) seriously, I love nothing more than snuggling in on a rainy day. I find it very peaceful and restorative….Don’t think I could take a steady diet it of, ala Seattle, but here and there, absolutely…. :-)
(Y) You said it all, Lori :) …lover of rain!
We’re aligned pal. Squarely aligned.
I could handle a steady diet of it. We went through 3 weeks of rain and cloudy days here back in 1994 and I was sad when the sun came out. I thrived during that time. People think I’m crazy, but rain is my weather. I can’t get enough of it!
Good for you…Not sure that I could take 3 straight weeks but I, too, can tuck in and get comfortable in rainy weather.
I couldn’t agree more, i want to live somewhere beautiful, and where it rains more than it doesn’t.
You explained exactly how I feel too! And people give me the same weird looks and comments. They ask, do you like the gray days too? I say, YES, the more the merrier. I thrive when it gets gray and the rain comes down. I do not look forward to summer. Thankfully I live in Oregon, but I wish I was in Forks!
Oregon God’s Country!
Just found out I have a name. Have always loved rainy days and yes people think I am crazy. Hate it when the son comes out! I am hating the thought of summer (except for the rainy, stormy days which I hope will be often).
:) Hi Darlene. Thanks for sharing.
I love sitting on the porch when it rains. Listening to the pattering of raindrops on the roof. I sometimes even go for a run in the rain. Love it.
Me too Frank. (Only in the spring and summer of course)
Of course. Unless you are a polar bear.
Laughing. Or a Finlander.
I really had no idea there were others out there like me. I only hear people groaning about cloudy and rainy days. I’ve always loved rain. And don’t even get me started about snow!
Nor did I Frank….
Hello – My name is RoSy & I’m a Pluviophile.
Laughing. Like it!
I vote with everyone else – just not as a daily dose..
Yep. I’m with you. Let the sun shine.
i have my pluvi days and my sunny days
:) Smart and witty…
I love watching storms come in over the ocean and I love running in the rain (warm, Florida rain, that is)
nothing can soothe me as the rain does! Its like I forget to whre i belong ….it feels ME to b jst living the raindrops :)
Me too Aakriti. Rain is soothing…
gosh all these years i thought i was alone ….this is me to my core….does anyone know if i could purchase this poster? really would love it…searched but no luck
Sorry, don’t know….
I found it here.
Thank you Shirley
I’m a raging Pluviophile!! I LOVE the rain!
:) Me too!
Soothing and comforting… not to mention it smells wonderful.
Yes, it is Kim…I’m with you.
Heh! All this time I didn’t know there was a name for this! :)
Nor did I!
My nickname is Rain Fan. I live in & LOVE Oregon.
:) Live and Love Oregon. Who wouldn’t! Lucky you Rain Fan…
I cant see how anyone could become depressed by rain…its like my liquid happiness. That and vodka
Whoa, I’ve got PEEPS and didn’t know it! Have been ostracized for years for thriving in the rain.
And here you were perfectly normal!
Finally a name for this thoughts of Loving when it rains, and people who understand my plight. The rain brings peace and a certain calmness to my very being, I must live in a rainy place if not i would be depressed, I feel such excitement when it’s cloudy anticipating the rain.
Hi Mujeed. Thanks for sharing. I have similar thoughts and feelings particularly with summer rain.
I love it. I swear I was meant to live in the Northwest. I love rain. Not so good when you live in Texas :)
There’s still time Jess (to live in the NOrthwest)! :)
I love to sit on the oceans bluff in Oregon in a warm thunder storm & watch the lightning strike the water, so awesome, & I love to sit on a lg. rock next to a stream listening to the trees, the wind & the brook babble, rain or shine , good for soul searching, especially in my home town. :)
Gigi, you are blessed to be afforded this beauty and serenity…
I too have loved the rain all my life. Now I’ve come to realize why. Sometimes life hurts so much and rain washes all the dirt life brings. Its like starting with a clean slate after every rain storm. :-)
Beautifully stated. Thank you Deb
Rain. Thunderstorms. Hail. Tornadoes. Sleet. Snow. I love all kinds of storms. Sunshine is depressing to me. Yep, I’m upside down and backwards, and I know it. And I don’t care.
Works for me too Carole.
I live in Washington State and it rains 80% of the time. I do not mind it as I grew up in Southeast Alaska and it rained there all but one day my senior year.
Wow, that’s a lot of rain Gina. Thanks for dropping by.
I do love when it rains. I easily catch up my lessons when it rains because I feel relax and comfortable.
Me too… very soothing.
I pray for rain. I love this post. The last time it rained in my drought ridden So. Calif town, I was jubilant all day. Paulette :-)
Ahhhh, so sorry to hear that. We had rain most of the day today. Here’s to rain soon for you.
On Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 10:32 AM, Live & Learn wrote:
That makes two of us!!! We are in a drought here in Texas too and so it makes the absence of rain even more painful! Thank you for visiting my blog today. I’m glad you liked my post and hope you will come again sometime. Blessings, Natalie :)
Hi Natalie. Sorry about your drought. No drought here. We’re dealing with flooding highways and basements…
I get up in the morning draw the blinds and if it’s overcast and raining it cheers me up no end…
Henry, you aren’t alone!
It’s interesting. We all have our own response to the elements of nature based on our own chemistry. I always loved to look out at the ocean and never knew the mountain air is much better for me, better suited for my constitution.
Yes, so true. I find both (ocean, mountain air) suited for me.
You’re apparently more balanced than I am. =)
Let’s say more exposed. More balanced – hmmmmm. :)
On Sat, Jul 12, 2014 at 6:28 PM, Live & Learn wrote:
I say “more” in simple comparison. If you were as off kilter as I, you’d be in quite a pickle!
I must be a pluviophile because I love everything about the rain, the smell of the rain is a great intoxicant for me, it cleans, it rejuvenate, it relaxes, it comforts, it brings out amorous feelings within me.
YEAH!!!! it rained all night here in Southern California, where I live because we have not had any rain for the last eleven months, I was so happy for it that I got up and opened my back door reveled with the joy of the rain.
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So glad you had rain…you need it!
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Love this …. I love rainy days!!!
Awesome!! You beat me to the punch … I was going to use that pic sometime. You were faster!!! LOL … glad you did!!! I am one of them ….. :-)
I finally beat you to something, you are EVERYWHERE!
LOL … so are you!! :-)
Wow! this is incredible. I love the rain, storms, thunder, lightening, dark days etc and I just thrive!
friends and family have always thought I’m quite mad.
when the sun comes out I cope only because I know it will rain again. To much sun and I actually feel down!
I’ll be showing them this article and saying “there you are, I’m not alone”
Does it rain a lot where you are? =)
Ah, it was a wishful post. =)
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